Notebook, 1993-


Pronounced / Pronounziáre

Noticeable . . . . With authority . . . . Formally, Officially . . . . In an articulate manner . . . . Enunciated

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1 Pronounce v.t. 1. to enunciate or articulate [words, phrases, sounds, etc.]. 2. to utter in a particular manner: He pronunces his words clearly. 3. to delcare [a person or thing] to be as specified: I pronounce this a perfect dinner. 4. to utter or deliver formally or officially: to pronounce the man dead. 5. to announce with authority: The judge pronounced the sentence. 6. to indicate the pronunciation of by providing a phonetic transcritpion. -v.i. 7. to pronounce words, phrases, etc. 8. to make an authoritative statement. [ME < MF prononc(ier) < L prónuntiáre to proclaim, anounce, recite, utter. . . .

Enunciate v.t. 1. to pronounce [words, sentences, etc.] esp. in an articulate manner. 2. to state or declare definitely. 3. to proclaim. -v.i. 4. to pronounce words, esp. in an articulate manner. . . . .

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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